Smart bets: A Benefit for Our VOICE

In restrooms across Asheville you’ll find Our VOICE fliers offering help to victims of sexual assault and abuse. Usually most of the tear-off tabs, printed with the organization’s hotline number, have been pocketed by women in need. It was that sight that inspired Lazy Diamond bartender Lorruh Vilhite to organize A Benefit for Our VOICE. “This is my personal dream bill,” Vilhite says of the lineup, which includes surf-rockers The Krektones, krautrockers Nest Egg, and DJ sets by Greg Cartwright. Attendees can also enter a raffle for gift certificates from local businesses such as Harvest Records and Izzy’s Coffee Den. All proceeds will benefit Our VOICE. The show takes place at Lazy Diamond on Friday, Dec. 16, at 9 p.m. $5-10 suggested donation. Photo of Nest Egg by Trent Lee Photography

About Emily Glaser
Writer scribbling away in the shaky lines of the mountains.

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